Latest Treaty Updates: Peru


Treaty Update: Peru - Italy

13/8/2014

Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Peru - Italy

8/8/2014

Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Peru

14/4/2014

The DTA between Portugal and Peru entered into force on April 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Peru

27/3/2014

The DTA between Switzerland and Peru entered into force on March 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Peru - Korea, South

5/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Peru completed its domestic ratification procedures on February 27, 2014, in respect of the DTA the nation signed with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Peru - Mexico

23/1/2014

Peru on January 17, 2014, ratified the DTA the nation signed with Mexico.


Treaty Update: Peru - Various

3/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Peru's parliament has approved laws to ratify the DTAs the nation signed with Korea, Portugal, Switzerland and Mexico.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Peru

18/9/2013

Authorities from Peru and Singapore agreed to restart negotiations towards a DTA on September 15, 2013.


Treaty Update: Peru - United Arab Emirates

30/5/2013

Peru and the United Arab Emirates have commenced negotiations towards a DTA, it was announced on May 27, 2013.


Treaty Update: Peru - Portugal

1/5/2013

The DTA signed between Peru and Portugal was sent to Peruvian Congress on April 19, 2013, for its approval, the Peruvian Foreign Ministry has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Peru - Japan

17/4/2013

Peru and Japan have agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA, the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Peru

27/3/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Peru and Qatar concluded four-day negotiations towards a DTA on March 21, 2013.


Treaty Update: Peru - Qatar

20/2/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Peru and Qatar agreed to commence negotiations towards a DTA on March 21, 2013.


Treaty Update: Peru - Portugal

22/11/2012

Peru and Portugal signed a DTA on November 19, 2012.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Peru

25/9/2012

Switzerland and Peru signed a DTA on September 21, 2012. The agreement includes provisions for the exchange of tax information, and limits withholding tax on dividends to 15% (10% in certain circumstances), interest to 15%, and royalties to 15%.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Peru

16/5/2012

Peru and South Korea signed a DTA on May 11, 2012.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Peru

3/2/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on January 19, 2012, Mexico ratified the pending DTA it signed with Peru on April 27, 2011.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Peru

1/2/2012

Mexico ratified the pending DTA with Peru on January 19, 2012, publishing the document in the nation's Official Gazette on January 26, 2012.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Peru

11/7/2011

According to the South Korean Ministry of Finance, an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation was initialled between Korea and Peru on July 7, 2011.


Treaty Update: Peru - Korea, South

7/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Peru and South Korea will hold a second round of talks on a DTA from July 5-7.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Peru

22/6/2011

The Portuguese Finance Ministry said on June 16, 2011 that negotiations had begun. The government hopes to conclude the talks by the end of 2011.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Peru

22/6/2011

The Portuguese Finance Ministry said on June 16, 2011 that negotiations had begun. The government hopes to conclude the talks by the end of 2011.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Peru

20/6/2011

The Portuguese Finance Ministry said on June 16, 2011 that negotiations had begun. The government hopes to conclude the talks by the end of 2011.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Peru

1/6/2011

Negotiations concluded and agreement initialed. Contents are currently confidential, but will be submitted to the Swiss cantons for comment soon.




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